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Safeguard monitoring

The Commission monitors import volumes and prices of all products subject to safeguard measures.

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Monitoring measures in force

Safeguard duties are collected by customs authorities of EU countries.

The Commission monitors import volumes and prices of all products subject to measures, in order to identify and to react to circumvention and other irregularities. It does so in close cooperation with different bodies, in particular:

  • the customs authorities of EU countries;
  • the Commission tax and customs department, and;
  • the European fraud prevention agency (OLAF).

If you suspect or have evidence of irregularities, or have other questions, please contact us.

Latest news

  • Press release

EU's trade defence measures protect over 460,000 European jobs

Today, the European Commission published its Annual Report on the EU's trade defence activities of 2021. The Report concludes that 462,000 EU jobs were directly protected by the EU's trade measures in 2021 in key EU manufacturing sectors such as aluminium, steel, ceramics and green technology.